The first GreenTech Innovation Award for the most innovative exhibit will be presented during GreenTech Amsterdam 2014, the leading international trade event for infrastructure. An international jury has selected a shortlist of nominees from 53 entries competing for the GreenTech Innovation Award 2014. Category awards will be presented in two categories equipment and production. One of these two winners will then be chosen as the overall winner of the GreenTech Innovation Award. The Awards will be presented on June 10 during the opening ceremony of GreenTech Amsterdam.

“The jury was pleasantly surprised by the large number of entries and the high quality.”, according to jury chairman Dijkhuizen, former president of Wageningen UR, “It was especially good to see that there were many solutions with technology and technological innovations that (could) substantially increase the productivity of crops while reducing the footprint. This is exactly what we need to meet the growing demand for food, without increasing the burden on nature, environment and climate.

In the Production Category:
► Micothon MIRA by Micothon B.V. (the Netherlands) – Stand 11.125
The new Micothon Mira is especially developed for modern biological crop protection. It is a one row semi automatic sprayer for improved crop protection in greenhouses. The Mira can drive on the ground through a narrow (40 cm) path. Crop height can be up to 2.40 meter. The machine drives with Hybride technology and is equipped with Micothon’s 79% more effective air supported technology.

We cross our fingers!